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Pranav Shankar @sanka9k Kerala, India

Carries a @TheKenWeb ID tag. Lost my tin hat... So thoughts may not be mine. Always up to discuss cars - Or bikes. Pranavs@the-ken, Also, @ACJIndia alumnus

122 Following   126 Followers   325 Tweets

Joined Twitter 7/4/18


@kakayy @TheKenWeb Trust me - it's an engaging read. And I'm not saying this because now I can ask @kakayy for a tr… https://t.co/6IPwk27PjtBut I will say this - It's a great read by @kakayy for @TheKenWeb. It reads better than Iron Man2, & features WeWor… https://t.co/ttihQudkqiIn @kakayy's 1st solo story for @TheKenWeb, she looks at Property Guru, a Soo-nicorn that fell short of the golden… https://t.co/5uqgW9vKoj
12/10
2019
@TheKenWeb @prajektor It's a storm - the perfect storm. With this confusion in the industry & chaos, the Chinese ca… https://t.co/QwxnstSysGWhile India is running all over to cope with changes in regulations (BS6) & is years away from internet connected c… https://t.co/6pudMcOV9yWhat followed was a visit to an MG "experience store", which had no cars inside. In comes a neatly dressed salesman… https://t.co/58gM7UvJ2gBut of course, anyone can take a shot, but it takes a Mike Tyson to knock the market in his favour. So the Chinese… https://t.co/r03Z0pojKEYou know how everyone is talking about the slowdown? But a while ago, @prnvbal & I noticed that it wasn't just MG t… https://t.co/bL8hl3oKhjThe Chinese are pioneers in SUVs, internet-connected car technology and electric vehicles. While they flood Indian… https://t.co/PlY8u6Ktps
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12/9
2019
@Twitter Are you breaking up with me? 😔
12/7
2019
@prajektor @tam_arund @TheKenWeb The story is a free read - @TheKenWeb's 2nd one this week. So share & retweet the… https://t.co/yLM3quAEiuAnd here's how it all happened, ft. @prajektor's chart for @tam_arund's 100th @TheKenWeb story. And the kicker? The… https://t.co/bZW9OEeFAPKotak Mahindra & Vijaya Bank, JustDial, Extramarks - How 8 products by these 4 dug a hole for a family trying to st… https://t.co/oEWMuC9sUj[FREE} We've heard of people falling prey to misselling by banks, by tuition cos, and scammers. But what happens wh… https://t.co/qbkSNeMPqt
12/4
2019
Say hello to @jumbalea! Now we have someone who can drum a "buh-dum-tsss!" when one of us cracks a bad joke. https://t.co/Zff3qGDDwI
12/3
2019
@annapurani93 Looking... Everyone's bad one way or the other. @annapurani93 I'm considering it... But i also do need internet... So... Don't know... @PramshuP Because you'll add some bad pun somewhere in there. @ACTFibernet And there's also the fact that I got a 6+1 month plan, which, if my math is right, is 7 months.. But t… https://t.co/WhI2lCs9l4So @ACTFibernet just decided I wanted to renew by subscription. No mails or messages, no way to cancel on the websi… https://t.co/fLj9lmnpcS
12/2
2019
Also, there's an opening for a subscriber engagement manager. I'm tempted to apply for it... So go for it before… https://t.co/eLOdPAfiLD🚨JOB ALERT🚨 Do you like Hawaiian shirts and bright shoes? Do you like Foosball and bad puns? Then @TheKenWeb sounds… https://t.co/vL5kOcFf5z
11/27
2019
Hear ye hear ye... https://t.co/g5YqwfKMXR
11/26
2019
We need to make this go viral, people... https://t.co/E7Pjl5hyff
11/25
2019
@jarshadnk https://t.co/qnM0DjVkA7
11/18
2019
Watched Drive (2019) yesterday, and Ford vs Ferrari today... Two extremes of car-related movies...
11/17
2019
@the_bongrel This is what I've been waiting for.
11/15
2019
@the_bongrel @jonrussell @kakayy Can't blame him... Maybe his phone doesn't support Twitter. 😇😅 @jonrussell @the_bongrel @kakayy Touché @the_bongrel @kakayy @jonrussell True... Much like people still using Blackberries... @kakayy @jonrussell Someone should go tell them that video games rot their brain and causes violence. @jonrussell Pokemon Gone
11/11
2019
So the other day I saw a guy sitting in the metro playing Pokemon Go. 2 points. 1) he's very smart. He didn't have… https://t.co/R3aY86JLzs
11/10
2019
@TheKenWeb So what does one make of a) how such platforms earn a revenue b) ensure that they're inclusive and c) ad… https://t.co/ozvX7PA6Pe
Retweeted by Pranav ShankarI hope India never catches up with the other countries. We'll be driving on top of each other's heads. The roads wi… https://t.co/lxmEcXKlR5 @blessyinguise @r0h1n @RuhiKandhari @TheKenWeb @prajektor True. But a good point nonetheless. Would've been interesting to find out. @blessyinguise @r0h1n @RuhiKandhari @TheKenWeb @prajektor You mean successful relationships and things like that? T… https://t.co/Z7Y1FdiJMIOn most online dating apps in India, this is what a typical women:men ratio looks like (~10:90). Bumble, the latest… https://t.co/fXazBCZQgd
Retweeted by Pranav ShankarToday’s story is about dating apps. With more and more dating apps fighting for a share of the market, they must… https://t.co/yjMtnYQ55R
Retweeted by Pranav Shankar @jonrussell @TheKenWeb Yes... Life is so funny. https://t.co/V7VukZNPKNAaaaand for those who like it short and snappy, & hasn't subscribed, I have just the thing for you! A medium length… https://t.co/4adudTAlb8 @MaskedRiot @TheKenWeb This is way better than anything I've read today. Thank you so much for sharing your story. Keep reading. Cheers!But what you must understand is that each company that has reached has a secret sauce. It's not going to be easy to… https://t.co/ZYwBAImuiP& "serious" dating apps are priced higher, which helps show intent. What says "I am serious about this" more than p… https://t.co/omoJAekTg5 @RuhiKandhari & I are back at it, & this time we dragged @prajektor to help us make sense of the Indian dating spac… https://t.co/UN68TV1Gn6 @sanka9k and I write a data story with the help of @prajektor on the business of online dating today for @TheKenWebhttps://t.co/kHf8BkuYvt
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11/8
2019
Max has 40x rev of Radiant. But somehow, Radiant has been able to buy a 49% stake in Max, thanks to a $200 million… https://t.co/ClQG1xPGU1Imagine a doc with 3 secretaries & 2 assistants. That's how some docs roll at Max Healthcare - which got taken over… https://t.co/KhobqcxZ6u @sleepyhead148 As a United fan, I am offended by this tweet.. . . > True, though...
11/4
2019
@TheKenWeb got no chill. Southeast Asia team members no. 2 & 3 are here! Welcome, @kakayy & @nfreischlad! Also, is… https://t.co/TPyY8vZe2K
11/1
2019
The worst time to diet. 🤦‍♂️... Happy Diwali, folks.
10/27
2019
Oyo is a $10bn startup. RedDoorz has raised just around $150mn. Their race in Southeast Asia is neck & neck. The en… https://t.co/nBr4nh0eMURED ALERT! Today's free read by @jonrussell is about 2 red-loving hotel aggregators, Oyo and RedDoorz, in a pretty… https://t.co/k8BkeT6Wsv
10/23
2019
If the playlist weirds you out and makes you want to go running to your mama, then go listen to @JonasBlue's Mama,… https://t.co/FGsMR9yRmA @TheKenWeb Nutgraf is music to my ears. If that's not the case with you (I doubt that), how about some actual music… https://t.co/4ujOE7vdu0
10/20
2019
@sleepyhead148 #thalaivar #thalaivarthursday https://t.co/Rb7d76Vvck @OBanerji Reminded me of someone... #mortalkombat https://t.co/yEiwTg5XTz
10/17
2019
Someone from @bmwindia just called and asked me my hobbies, DOB, preferences, and current rides... So that they can… https://t.co/RdspqZOi6N
10/9
2019
Three years ago, I got my first bike. Little did I know, something much cooler (kinda) was happening 500kms away in… https://t.co/mBw2zB50uiRemember a @TheKenWeb piece on vapes that @RuhiKandhari and I did? It was yesterday, if you have memory issues, lik… https://t.co/UrOa2CumAR
10/3
2019
India’s decision to ban e-cigarettes has been challenged by Plume Vapour and Woke Vapour. They’re represented by Dr… https://t.co/yyFUaGfxy4
Retweeted by Pranav Shankar @devarshimankad Oh wow. Didn't know you were that old, bro. Want me to get you a walker?Today, @sanka9k and I @TheKenWeb analyse all the lobbying tact of E-Cigarette major Juul Labs in India. And show wh… https://t.co/GSee9bQAZ2
Retweeted by Pranav ShankarAll around the world. Juul has been pulled off the shelves in China for a while. In fact, Russia is the only one am… https://t.co/DCo03DUDH8We clear the smoke for you. @RuhiKandhari and I analyse what happens behind the battle between e-cigarettes and wor… https://t.co/h9lrJ8LQlGHistory repeats. 2mnths ago, I worked with @RuhiKandhari, and got a byline, god knows how. And it's come back aroun… https://t.co/UMwTpEkpII
10/2
2019
@RuhiKandhari That's the go to move https://t.co/nPX2uccf9bHaving to change your opinion to avoid hurting others' feelings is hard. Had to change my opinion about the Pulsar… https://t.co/Xc34IKIFHp
10/1
2019
It would've been nice to watch Vettel become the first non-Mercedes driver to win at Russian GP... If not for that DNF...Still showing us up. 🙌 https://t.co/EiTpNHoMM5
9/30
2019
Dear @Uber_India @Olacabs , almost all your drivers ask for location before the pick up and cancel. Uber makes you… https://t.co/UjvF9VFJAK
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9/27
2019
We should all do this. https://t.co/AeI1SM1XoD
9/26
2019
So my man @omarzubair3093's friend is coming to India - not for a visit, no... For a root canal. --- Why? --- Becau… https://t.co/YHCTAln2nw
9/24
2019
Anyone at #Area51? Get me some goodies... And story ideas! Also aliens... I need friends.
9/20
2019
#Rafa and #FedEx... So #RaFedEx? https://t.co/dKy4kd8vn6Modi looks like a 9-yr-old who was allowed to stay up late and was given all the candy in the world, along with a p… https://t.co/gnkoRUmxjj
9/19
2019
@TheKenWeb To understand what I'm on about, here's something about the story I did last week: Blog, excerpts... Cal… https://t.co/7q6zxi603pYou thought @TheKenWeb articles were too long? Or did the economic crash hit you as well? Well, this is for you, my… https://t.co/3D7aoL1iK9
9/18
2019
@harsh6363 @TheKenWeb As it turns out, websites aren't always updated frequently. If you take a look at the Chai Po… https://t.co/rhaffurwOY
9/16
2019
You had one job(s)... I mean.. What's cook-ing, @EconomicTimes??? https://t.co/x5T2BAhRg3 https://t.co/3nXuBTvhGr
9/15
2019
@sourcex44 @TheKenWeb We move, hiding in the shadows of the night... Like a ninja.Will the real Luckin please stand up? Read @TheKenWeb's Medium blog on my story of the day about Chai Point. Now… https://t.co/i3AL8drezMIn 9 years, Chai Point has set up over 140 stores in India to become the #1 player in the tea cafe space. But for i… https://t.co/wY3J7vqge2
Retweeted by Pranav Shankar @TheKenWeb There are many fish in the sea - so Chai Point decided to be a SHARK. Not kidding - that's the name of C… https://t.co/SQUIPtgdI3Coffee/tea is the soul of a workplace, wherever you are in the world. The breaks, the conversations, the ideas all… https://t.co/tD0cuUt2nT
Retweeted by Pranav ShankarKnow Luckin? The 2yr old cafe-chain went public in May, and is already the 2nd in China in terms of stores. So some… https://t.co/iY6mi1EeBLFrom qahveh khaneh (Arabic) in Mecca to popular meeting place in Istanbul to gaining political importance in Europe… https://t.co/wwbvssTX0q
Retweeted by Pranav Shankar @jonrussell has a good eye https://t.co/SwivYhFnIVA future powered by deliveries, Internet-connected vending machines and cloud-based analysis of customer spending h… https://t.co/kDQUyIk3Xx
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9/12
2019
So I almost got hit on the head with garbage... Turns out a lady decided the best way to throw trash from home was… https://t.co/ZwqvVaDqb4
9/9
2019
"Sir, it accidentally landed in Kashmir, so we have lost all communication." https://t.co/Gnr0t5B32G
Retweeted by Pranav ShankarSo i bought a cake because, why not? And the delivery wished me a happy birthday........ . I'm just a glutton.
9/7
2019
To all those who said @TheKenWeb is "flouting" FDI norms and whatnot, here's the answer. And there's an unseen pic… https://t.co/BAFww51tH5
9/6
2019
fuck drugs guys Vicks is the real good shit
Retweeted by Pranav ShankarBro: Bro, where are you? Me: By the signal Bro: which signal? Me: The one with the mean flow https://t.co/HZ9nru1WML @TheSharathkumar @TheKenWeb But the meat of the matter (see what I did there?) is that these two companies have two… https://t.co/5A1upz3IyuThere are 500 million meat eaters aged 15-45 in India, more than the entire US population. Chew on that... chew it… https://t.co/aNKAQyqlZb
9/5
2019
@ola_supports Thank you. What I don't understand is isn't there any parameters to find out if a ride is taking susp… https://t.co/r5GRVviWD6I retracted a harassment case today. A thread on why: Some context - This was 2013, I was in college in Ahmedabad… https://t.co/pJ17bm7T1X
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9/4
2019
I have hit the 24-hour mark! It's been a day since I booked an @Olacabs, and the driver refused the trip, and refus… https://t.co/mKmEdrbVqL
9/3
2019

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